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Old 02-05-2011, 02:26 PM   #1
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Is there an easy way to repair broken PVC conduit that is already in use? It would be very detrimental to have to disconnect the wires and pull them back to make the repair. The conduit is either 3/4 or 1.

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Old 02-05-2011, 02:32 PM   #2
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Is there an easy way to repair broken PVC conduit that is already in use? It would be very detrimental to have to disconnect the wires and pull them back to make the repair. The conduit is either 3/4 or 1.
yes they make an approved sleve that comes apart.

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yes they make an approved sleve that comes apart.
Thank you. You wouldn't happen to know the name of the product or the manufacturer by any chance would you?
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There are many I am sure, here is one.


http://www.conduitrepair.com/
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Is there an easy way to repair broken PVC conduit that is already in use? It would be very detrimental to have to disconnect the wires and pull them back to make the repair. The conduit is either 3/4 or 1.
The link is for a 4' but they have other sizes too. http://www.platt.com/product.aspx?zpid=321684

heres a thread also.. 4" fix
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yes they make an approved sleve that comes apart.
Supply house swore they were only for 2" and larger. They lied...........
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Here's a pic of all I have left, I order'd a 4' piece of 1-1/4" and 4' piece of 1" repair conduit a few years ago and I am down to a just a small piece. I was never happy with how big the gap was between the OD of the broken piece and the ID of the repair piece.

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And this stuff is rated for underground use?


I have a swimming pool wiring catastrophe coming up and soon as the snow melts and this material would be perfect if it's rated for underground use.
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That repair stuff looks less effective than splitting the next sized conduit down the middle and gluing it on and tightening on some hose clamps... I know it isn't listed...

jus' sayin'.
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That looks tasty!
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That repair stuff looks less effective than splitting the next sized conduit down the middle and gluing it on and tightening on some hose clamps... I know it isn't listed...

jus' sayin'.
I've done it plenty of times, I've use solar seal or a similar product to adhere the split piece to the broken one prior to clamping it down as well, it works great.
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That repair stuff looks less effective than splitting the next sized conduit down the middle and gluing it on and tightening on some hose clamps... I know it isn't listed...

jus' sayin'.
All I can say is that I was not impressed by the stuff but....it did pass an inspection when some turd wrestlers broke a couple conduits in a restaurant remodel I did a few years ago. They broke the pipes adding in waste lines for a new bathroom.
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All I can say is that I was not impressed by the stuff but....it did pass an inspection when some turd wrestlers broke a couple conduits in a restaurant remodel I did a few years ago. They broke the pipes adding in waste lines for a new bathroom.
I call 'em turd herders.

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Here's a pic of all I have left, I order'd a 4' piece of 1-1/4" and 4' piece of 1" repair conduit a few years ago and I am down to a just a small piece. I was never happy with how big the gap was between the OD of the broken piece and the ID of the repair piece.

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